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  1. Business - Companies - PHARMACEUTICALS

    GlaxoSmithKline China health care unit 'part of US probe'

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:05am by Reuters

    ... raked in £5.2 billion (HK$65.1 billion) last year, a fifth of its global turnover. The drugmaker is also facing bribery allegations in Syria, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Poland. Chinese police ...

  2. Business - Economy

    Geopolitics explode again

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 11:31am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... repercussions for other nations in the region, in particular war-torn Syria. The other is in Ukraine, the eastern half of which has been wracked by violence from pro-Russian separatists in the most ... to a further deterioration in the West's already strained relations with Moscow, the turmoil in Iraq has supplanted Ukraine as the focal point for market anxiety. The stakes for Iraq, Syria ...

  3. News - World - G8 SUMMIT

    US-EU trade pact, Syria top agenda as G8 chiefs convene in Belfast

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Syria on line as G8 chiefs convene Leaders of eight of the world's wealthiest nations sought elusive progress on lowering trans-Atlantic trade barriers and pushing the warring factions in Syria towards the negotiating table as the G8 summit opened yesterday amid high security in peaceful Northern Ireland. Ahead of the official welcome gathering, the United States and European ...

  4. News - World

    G8 leaders to put pressure on Russia over Syria

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 11:57am by Agence France-Presse in Lough Erne

    ... differences with Russian President Vladimir Putin after they held pre-summit talks in London. Amid rising tensions over Syria, Putin will meet US President Barack Obama in Northern Ireland on Monday ... today is that we can overcome these differences if we recognise that we share some fundamental aims: to end the conflict, to stop Syria breaking apart, to let the Syrian people decide who ...

  5. News - Asia - FINANCE

    Japan told to do more to combat money laundering and terrorist financing

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:51am by AGENCIES

    ... Syria, Pakistan and Turkey. Regulators from Hong Kong to the US are stepping up efforts to curb money laundering, including boosting measures to catch risk-management failures at banks. The US ...

  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Can we believe the Security Bureau on Occupy Central?

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:57am by Howard Winn

    ... for tourists travelling to the Philippines was on a par with Syria. For much of this period, Syria was racked with civil war involving the deaths of thousands of civilians. The Security Bureau rightly ...

  7. Business - Money - GEOPOLITICS

    Does Iraq really matter to the stock market?

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 11:13am by RICHARD HARRIS

    ... with internal strife is less likely to threaten the status quo. It is far worse to deal with a rogue state such as North Korea, Libya or Syria, with an overwhelmingly powerful leader than to live ...

  8. Business - Money

    Hong Kong shares close down 0.6pc on profit taking

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 02:02pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters Hong Kong shares fell on Tuesday as investors locked in profits after strong gains the day before and ahead of a slew of earnings reports, while uncertainty over possible military action by the United States against Syria also weighed. On Tuesday, the Hang Seng Index closed down 0.6 per cent at 21,874.77, while the China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings ...

  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Security Bureau shoots itself in the other foot over Philippines

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 01:11am by Howard Winn

    ... visit, Thailand was assigned a red alert, mean while the Philippines was supposed to be as risky as Syria. People in the Security Bureau must think we are as deranged as they appear to be, ...

  10. Business - Commodities - REFORM

    China shale hopes hinge on reform

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 09:50am by Derek Scissors

    ... Derek Scissors The factors that enabled the US shale energy boom stand in sharp contrast to the fetters of the statist model China's energy challenge Expanding energy production in the United States could change the world. It may have, already- American inaction in Ukraine and Syria could be partly the result of less dependence on energy imports causing less interest in world ...




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